CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A U.S. Senate committee will hear testimony on the West Virginia chemical spill in Washington, D.C., early next month.
The Committee on Environment and Public Works hearing will occur Feb. 4 at 10 a.m. The spill left 300,000 people without clean water for days.
Among those testifying are West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant; West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Randy Huffman; Natural Resources Defense Council official Erik Olson; Putnam Public Service District General Manager Michael McNulty; Hogan Lovells LLP Partner Justin Savage; and International Liquid Terminals Association official R. Peter Weaver.
The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold its counterpart hearing in Charleston on Feb. 10. The committee includes two West Virginia members, Nick Rahall, the committee's top Democrat, and Republican Shelley Moore Capito.